On October 2 multiple streets in downtown New Brunswick will be converted into car-free avenues.
Residents and visitors to New Brunswick recently enjoyed the first Ciclovia of 2016 on April 24th. The popular "open streets" event makes 4 miles of roadways available for people to walk, run, bicycle, and play, free from vehicular traffic. Attendees enjoyed a wide range of activities along with spectacular sunshine and a perfect temperature. Check … Continue reading A New Year Brings Ciclovia Back to New Brunswick
On Sunday, April 24, 2016, New Brunswick will hold the first of four Ciclovía events this year. The New Brunswick Ciclovía opens the city’s streets to pedestrian and bicycle traffic to encourage active modes of transportation, community engagement, and healthy living. Pedestrians will be free to run, bike, walk, skate, dance, or amble the Ciclovía … Continue reading Ciclovia Returns to New Brunswick for its 4th Year
On January 28th and 29th the New Jersey chapter of the American Planning Association hosted its annual Conference in New Brunswick.
On September 27th, the first annual Open Streets MTC took place in Montclair.
How can Ciclovías help to build more equitable communities?
NJBPRC is pleased to share 2014’s highlights of Complete Streets projects and active transportation in New Jersey.
Today marks the release of the NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center final report for the “New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation,” a project funded under the Together North Jersey Local Government Capacity Grant Program. The report documents and evaluates the overall success and effectiveness of New Brunswick’s first Ciclovia, held on October 6, 2013. A Ciclovia is … Continue reading New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation report released!
It is not every day you see a young child riding a tricycle down the centerline of a normally crowded street. Yet on Saturday, July 12, 2014, that was a common sight in New Brunswick. Residents are quickly becoming familiar with activities like these taking place on New Brunswick streets, including pickup soccer games, chalk … Continue reading New Brunswick holds another successful Ciclovía
In 2013, the city of New Brunswick held its first Ciclovia, one of the first events of its kind in New Jersey. Close to four miles of roadway were closed to motorists for six hours on a Sunday so that people could use the space to run, bike, walk, and play. The goals of the … Continue reading May 2014 New Brunswick Ciclovia